Standard Posted by Blenheim Posted on January 11, 2017 Posted under Campaign, Media Comments 1 Comment Naloxone on Newsnight Newsnight reported from Liverpool on Monday 9th January asking if Naloxone should be more readily available? Watch it below and please share amongst your networks. Advertisements Share this:ShareTwitterFacebookLinkedInGooglePinterestPocketEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related NaloxoneNewsnight Post navigation ← PHE Guidance:Widening the availability of naloxone One thought on “Naloxone on Newsnight” I’ve watched this a few times now and I have to say that the attitude of the ‘keyworker’ who openly attempts to sell one of the urban myths that ‘users will use more if they believe they have a remedy that will prevent them from death’ is simply unbelievable. I’m lost for words. How someone who has previous experience as a user can actually go on live television and talk utter crap enforcing the myths that, still, has the power to prevent Naloxone’s wider availability despite the fact he has probably at some point suffered the pain of losing mates and acquaintances, is beyond me. No wonder Liverpool are lagging with attitudes like that spreading non-truths. Surely he’s been coached!! Wonder who he works for and if that is an organisational core belief! Scientific research has just been released evaluating the risks of complimentary drug use and additional risks taking behaviours in the presence on Naloxone and the evaluation to date revealed no evidence to support the myth. Link added below. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306460317301119 LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.